Father’s Day is a time to celebrate all the memories we’ve shared with our dads, from the big things to the little things
Buying gifts for dads can be somewhat of a challenging affair. Do you buy him beer or socks? Or beer? Or socks? With Father’s Day fast approaching – on June 17th – it’s time to get the gift ideas flowing so you can celebrate the man who taught you how to ride a bike, who picked you up at silly o’ clock from parties, who even let you win once or twice in a game of footie.
As a nation we love treating our dads to something special on Father’s Day – according to Global Data, UK shoppers spend a total of £700 million*.
Whatever the size of your budget, leading high street retailer Robert Dyas has plenty of gifts to give. With heaps of handy tools, garden equipment and other nifty products, their shelves are filled with inspiration.
“Father’s Day is a time to celebrate all the memories we’ve shared with our dads, from the big things to the little things”, says Robert Dyas’ Head of Marketing, Rebecca Waters. “Whether your dad’s a DIY enthusiast, green-fingered gardener or simply the hard-to-buy-for type, we’ve got heaps that’ll bring a smile to his face. We’re even running our #DadTaughtMe campaign soon on social media, featuring videos of sons and daughters telling us treasured memories, to celebrate our amazing dads!”
Robert Dyas’ Father’s Day Checklist
If your dad’s never happier than when he’s experimenting in the kitchen, this Taylor’s Eye Witness 5-Piece Kitchen Knife Set (£19.99) will be a welcome present – as will this classic Robert Dyas Striped Apron (£5.99).
Looking for a humorous gift? The Creative Tops Mr Grumpy Mug (£3.99) is perfect for all the Mr Grumpys out there.
If it’s a gardening gift you’re after, you can’t go wrong with this Draper 3-in1 Garden Hand Tool Set (£7.99).
For dads that love to take charge of the barbecue, this Flame Master Portable Barbecue (£29.99) is a super choice. Small and compact, he can take it on camping trips, to festivals or simply set up an impromptu barbecue in the garden for easy alfresco eats. Add a fun touch to your gift by throwing in some Epic Snax Giant Toastin’ Marshmallows – 600g (£6.99) for toasting over the grill.
This Kitsound Diggit Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker (£39.99) is ideal for music fans, and perfect for some outdoor entertainment over the summer season. Alternatively, this Akai Bluetooth Parasol LED Speaker (£29.99) is a great option if you’re on a smaller budget.
If your dad’s a gadget lover, treat him to something useful with this Energizer 5000mAh Portable Power Bank (£14.99). Slim and compact, he can easily keep it in his wallet to make sure he’s never without power.
Dads love practical gifts – this Members Ultra-Lightweight Foldaway Backpack (£13.99) (available online only) will come in handy for camping, days out with the family and holidays.
Want to help him reach his fitness goals instead? He’ll love this Charles Bentley 35kg Barbell (£54.99) (available online only). For keen cyclists, this Scott & Lawson Compact Bike Multi-Tool and Puncture Repair Kit (£9.99) (available online only) is ideal.
If your dad enjoys DIY and will settle for only the best, the Makita G-Series 18V Cordless Drill (£125.99) will be the jewel of his tool collection. Made by one of the best brands around for performance and quality, it even comes with 74 accessories and a spare battery.
On a smaller budget for a DIY gift? The Pro-Craft 18V Cordless Drill with 2 Batteries (89.99) (available in store and soon available online) is great for taking on a variety of tasks around the home, without the higher price tag of a Makita. Alternatively, you could opt for the Pro-Craft 18V Cordless Drill with 89 Piece Accessory Set (89.99) to give your dad all the bits he needs for everyday drilling jobs.
Finally, if you want to splash out on something super special, this ION Block Robert Sport Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker System (£199.99) (available online only) makes an epic gift – as does this V-fit 16/1 Aerobic Training Cycle (£219.99) (available online only).
For more information please visit the Robert Dyas website at http://www.robertdyas.co.uk.
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About Robert Dyas:
Robert Dyas, a man of notable character and remarkable determination, founded the company in 1872. He had a vision to provide customers with the best products, service and advice possible – a tradition that continues to be the focus of the company to this day. In 2012, successful businessman and star of BBC TV’s Dragons Den, Theo Paphitis, bought the company.
Theo Paphitis is one of the UK’s most high-profile businessmen with an empire spanning retail, property and finance. Theo, through his staff at the Theo Paphitis Retail Group (TPRG), has continued the Robert Dyas tradition of excellent customer service.
Robert Dyas offers an extensive range of household products. The range includes smart home technology, DIY solutions, small and domestic appliances, homeware, bakeware and kitchenware, outdoor and garden, utility, gifts, textiles plus Christmas trees and gifts.
The company has 94 stores, ranging from 1,250 to 9,000 square feet (116 to 836 square meters) and operates online and in the South of England. The most western store is in Yeovil, the most eastern store in Colchester, the most northern store in Solihull and the store furthest south is in Eastbourne. The company’s head office is now based in Wimbledon.
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